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10 Men Arrested For Alleged Match Fixing In League Of Ireland

Jonathan Byrne
Jonathan Byrne

11:11 18 May 2022

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The 10 men are all being questioned at various Garda stations. 

10 men have been arrested in connection with alleged match-fixing in the League of Ireland.

Gardai in the Southern and Dublin Metropolitan regions also searched a number of residential properties.

It's part of Operation Brookweed, which has been a planned and targeted effort by authorities.

The operation was a result of an investigation carried out by the Anti-Bribery & Corruption Unit.

Their investigation in 2019 stemmed from reports of suspected match-fixing received from the FAI and UEFA.

The 10 men arrested are aged between their 20's and 60's.

They've been subject to questioning at various Garda stations in Dublin and the South.

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